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Carona Immagina 2019

Carona Immagina is a top art event in a tiny Swiss village

Of all the cultural events I went to in 2019, there is one that truly sticks out: the Carona Immagina open air photography show in Ticino...
Campo Cortoi - Volunteering in Ticino, Switzerland

Why Campo Cortoi made me want to volunteer in Switzerland

Campo Cortoi is a small alpine village located in the Verzasca valley. Here is what it's like to volunteer in Switzerland by donating one's time...
Sentiero Geopaleontologico - Jacques Perler

Mendrisiotto in Ticino: here are all the fun things to do

Mendrisotto and its regional capital, Mendrisio, are worth a visit. From the Sagra del Borgo Grape Festival to scenic hikes and a fossil museum...
Bellinzona Saturday Market

The Bellinzona Saturday market is a seasonal cornucopia

At the Bellinzona Saturday market, culinary artisans from all over Ticino sell seasonal treats and fresh pantry staples...
Bellinzona Castle Photo Spot

Instagram spots in Ticino: here's our shortlist of the best!

Stone villages, glittering lakes and Southern charm: need I say more? We have put together this shortlist of the best Instagram spots in Ticino...

Events

Strawberry Festival Locarno

The annual Strawberry Festival in Locarno

Strawberry gelato, pies and pastries: At the Strawberry Festival in Locarno, you will find all of these and more! Dances and even the election of Miss...
Ascona Jazz Night

Ascona Jazz Night

For one night only, the charming town of Ascona will turn into a metropolis of live music. There will be vibes of Chicago, Nashville or New Orleans...
Street Performer Festival Ascona

International Street Performer Festival in Ascona

Expect the unexpected at the street performer festival in Ascona this spring! From mimes to dancers, and from saxophone players to jugglers...